Test Technician

Bishop-Wisecarver

Test Technician

Belmont, CA +75 locations
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    About BW Bishop-Wisecarver is a WBENC certified woman-owned company for nearly 70 years that has been selling our unique solutions in the linear and rotary motion field to customers ranging from major manufacturers to start-ups. Bishop-Wisecarver (BW) helps manufacturers and automation solution providers engineer linear and rotary motion products. With engineering expertise and manufacturing best practices working with over 20,000 customers, we understand our customers' design and application requirements which enables us to develop unique solutions that lower maintenance and installed costs, provide product differentiation, and longer product life. Our product line includes quality components and accessories, manual linear guide systems, actuated linear guide systems and rotary guides and systems. Stainless steel, high temperature, wash-down, and clean room-compatible products are among Bishop-Wisecarver's more recent product introductions. Our more popular offerings include the following trade names: DualVee, LoPro, UtiliTrak, MadeWell and GV3. BW is a family culture that allows every employee to be heard and make a difference. As a highly transparent company, you will be in the loop and have an opportunity to provide your input on all aspects of our business. If you are looking for a career at a company that everyone knows your name and values your opinions, then BW is for you. The Role We are seeking a highly motivated person to join our Engineering team. The Test Technician/Engineer will serve as an integral contributor to the BW Engineering Department. The purpose of the Sr. Test Technician/Test Engineer is to create test set-ups that accurately model the effects of product service life that will involve both existing products and new product development. This person shall be an energetic, hands-on creative problem solver that is effective in collaborating across all facets of the business. This role will report to the Director of Engineering. Expectations of the role - Testing of existing products to confirm calculated performance levels: o Static Testing o Dynamic Testing o Life Testing o Environmental Testing - Testing of new products to confirm calculated performance levels - Communicate test lab activities with engineering team - Verify all the required tools, samples, and resources are available to complete the test - Ensure that the testing is performed per approved test procedures - Analyze the data ensure that the testing is performing as intended - Assist in generating test reports - Maintain engineering test lab equipment with current calibration and updates - Assist engineering team with other activities involving minor fabrication, assembly, troubleshooting, etc. - Propose future tests to further enhance the product capability Our Wishlist - AA/BS degree in technical field preferred - Proficient computer skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint - 5 years of experience as a manufacturing or mechanical engineering technician - Proficient in understanding and interpreting of engineering drawings, including fabrication, assembly, electrical, wiring, schematic drawings - Understands tolerancing methods (knowledge in GD&T is preferred) - Capable of utilizing quality and engineering tools, including caliper, micrometer, microscope, profilometer, etc. - Ability to perform basic machining operations utilizing some of the production tools, including drill press, lathe, grinder, etc. - Familiarity with basic material characteristics, finishes, etc. - Familiarity with test data analysis - Experience with power tools and their associated safety procedures. - Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize assignments - Ability to communicate and respond effectively - Familiarity with SolidWorks or other 3D CAD system - Ability to read and understand PLC programming logic, including LabView - Familiarity of CNC programming - Familiarity with automation industry What BW offers: - Competitive base salary, plus an attractive incentive plan, paid quarterly - Teambuilding events with spouses and significant others - Excellent benefit package with a generous employer contribution - Uncapped flexible time off - 401(k) safe-harbor match - Profit Sharing - A Values driven, down to earth culture, that fosters a team environment, providing customers with exceptional service BW is an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental handicap, veteran status, or any other basis protected by Federal, State or local law or ordinance. Notes: - There is no paid relocation for this position - Applicants must be able to work in the US without sponsorship - Applications must include a cover letter and a resume

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